Apr 19, 2013 10:30pm EDT
and maybe a healthcare plan. you are correct that we are not providing that for them. there is a real social danger happening in america from that unemployment. >> senator, i think the question is who benefits? i'm not sure i would like to have my own time for going through every discrete item. there are a lot of working parts. it would take months to even absorb attempt of of what is going on. as a major restructuring of our country. it is devastating over there. not just from the unemployment. in our hearings at the civil rights commission, we focused on the effect of immigration on blacks and other low skilled workers. they dealt with employment, but there is a cascade effect that went into incarceration rates and single-family rates and all of the other pathologies that come from those other issues. >> i think you are exactly correct. a professor has written about the incarceration rates and poverty. we think that is true. let's consider this situation. a job opens up. first, in the last month, labor statistics, 88,000 americans only found a job. 486,000 dropped out of the labor market.
Apr 23, 2013 8:00pm EDT
in medicare processes and a change in how the rest of the health-care system and tracks with medicare. >> there were concerns that rationingwill mean health care to americans, and giving them less than they paid for. we would start rationing care to people on their deathbed who would be apt to die. based on the fact that we have -- it does give rise to an important question. how will we contain health-care costs in this country? >> the cost of medicare, medicaid is skyrocketing. it is clearly not going to be sustainable. it is questionable whether the obamacare has provided the solution to the fundamental cost of health care. ideasy politicians have to replace obamacare. writes --r romney >> recently, the supreme court upheld the affordable care act stating the federal government did have the power to tax those without health insurance, though it did not have the power to force people to buy health insurance. >> here is the danger when the federal level takes a position where they can tell someone what your day -- where does it stop? congress did not have authority to pass the afforda